Section II. DESCRIPTION AND DATA
(2) Instruction plate for operating is located
directly below the identification plate described in ((1)
The 2 HP Electric Motor Driven Air Compressor, Model
above), and contains complete instructions for prestarting
CM234F2, is a two-stage, single acting, air cooled com-
maintenance and service.
pressor that delivers 5 CFM at 175 PSI. The compressor
(3) The manufacturer's identification plate is
is equipped with an intercooler of finned tubing between
located on cover of the compressor frame and contains
2nd stage cylinder and the air receiver. The compressed
the manufacturer's name, model number, and serial num-
air passing through these tubes is cooled by air drawn in
by the fan type spokes of the pulley-flywheel. This
(4) An instruction plate is located on the inlet
causes condensed moisture to form in the receiver, which
filter, and concerns cleanliness of the filter pads.
must be drained manually from the condensate draincock
(5) An instruction plate is located at the top left
(fig. 1-2) daily.
To further dry the compressed air before
of rear panel of the totally inclosed belt guard, with a red
use, this compressor is equipped with a heated outlet air-
arrow denoting direction of rotation of motor and com-
filter and two dehydrators in the outlet air line (fig. 1-1).
The maintenance paragraphs of this manual contain de-
(6) The manufacturer's identification plate for
tailed description of its components.
the motor is located on the stator body, and contains the
manufacturer's name, model, type, voltage, serial num-
1-7. Difference in Models
ber, and a wiring schematic for hookup of 115/230V ac.
There are no known differences between units of this
b. Air Compressor, Reciprocating, Electric Motor
1-8. Tabulated Data
a. Identification and Instruction Plates. The loca-
tion and informational content of the six major identifica-
Type .................2 stage, single acting
tion and instruction plates follow:
(1) The U.S. Army identification plate is lo-
Revolutions per minute... 610 rpm
cated at the top center of rear panel of the totally inclosed
belt guard, and contains the ownership designation, no-
First Stage ........3 in. (inch) (7.6
menclature, model number, contract number, serial num-
ber, capacity, gross weight, cube, NSN manufacture date,
shipping dimensions, motor serial number, and the